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12 12, 2017

Bergen Prosecutor Grewal is pick for attorney general

2017-12-14T12:13:23+00:00

(Editor's note: This report was updated at 3:30 p.m. with additional information.) Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal was announced as Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s choice for attorney general Tuesday. Grewal would be the first Sikh to be selected to the position in the state’s history, as well as the first Sikh ...

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Bergen Prosecutor Grewal is pick for attorney general 2017-12-14T12:13:23+00:00
8 12, 2017

Lyons’ latest legal effort: App for divorce, domestic violence issues

2017-12-13T10:16:31+00:00

Theresa “Terry” Lyons did not create Lyons & Associates in Somerville to be a silo. She founded the family law firm to make a difference, not only for her employees and their clients, but also the communities they serve. That is why one of the top matrimonial and family law ...

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Lyons’ latest legal effort: App for divorce, domestic violence issues 2017-12-13T10:16:31+00:00
4 12, 2017

Why experts think N.J. will win sports gambling case

2017-12-08T09:48:00+00:00

Sports gamblers rely on trends to help them wager successfully. When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Monday in the Christie v. NCAA case, recent history makes New Jersey the favorite in its more than eight-year battle against the NCAA and federal law, which prohibits sports wagering here and ...

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Why experts think N.J. will win sports gambling case 2017-12-08T09:48:00+00:00
1 12, 2017

Legal-book business renews its lease at Clark center

2017-12-06T12:16:05+00:00

The Lawbook Exchange is renewing its lease at the Clark Commercial Center. Matawan real estate firm Denholtz Associates announced the renewal for 11,700 square feet of office space at 33 Terminal Ave. at the Clark Commercial Center, a 21-acre mixed-use site located at Central Avenue and Terminal Avenue in Clark. ...

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Legal-book business renews its lease at Clark center 2017-12-06T12:16:05+00:00
29 11, 2017

Camden County’s Cappelli becomes name partner with Florio’s firm

2017-12-04T12:14:03+00:00

South Jersey law firm Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader LLC has restructured and taken on a new name, it announced Wednesday. The firm, founded by former Gov. James J. Florio, along with Michael J. Perrucci, in 1996, added two name partners over the years, Douglas J. Steinhardt and Paul T. ...

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Camden County’s Cappelli becomes name partner with Florio’s firm 2017-12-04T12:14:03+00:00
16 11, 2017

Mistrial in Menendez corruption case, as jury can’t reach verdict

2017-12-07T10:31:51+00:00

The federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has ended in a mistrial after the jury remained deadlocked after four days of deliberations. According to multiple published reports, the 12 jurors — including a recent replacement — could not reach a verdict after the New Jersey Democrat’s 11-week trial. ...

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Mistrial in Menendez corruption case, as jury can’t reach verdict 2017-12-07T10:31:51+00:00
9 11, 2017

Toys R Us names new general counsel

2017-12-07T10:51:23+00:00

Toys R Us Inc. has named a new executive vice president and general counsel. James Young, a 10-year veteran of the Wayne-based company’s legal division, has previously worked on projects ranging from contract negotiations to mergers and acquisitions and corporate compliance. He replaces Cornell Boggs, who had joined the company ...

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Toys R Us names new general counsel 2017-12-07T10:51:23+00:00
8 11, 2017

Platkin to be named Murphy’s chief counsel

2017-12-07T10:49:01+00:00

Matt Platkin, who was an internal policy expert during Phil Murphy’s gubernatorial campaign, will be chief counsel to the governor-elect, two sources familiar with internal discussions in Murphy’s camp confirmed to ROI-NJ on Wednesday night. The sources requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly. The sources also ...

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Platkin to be named Murphy’s chief counsel 2017-12-07T10:49:01+00:00
8 11, 2017

Storm of cyberattacks could spur beefed-up cybersecurity laws

2017-12-04T12:28:39+00:00

No one doubts the consequence of a data breach — especially when it exposes the personal details of a third of the country’s workforce, as this year’s data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax did. But those catastrophic consequences are not foretold for the company itself in any formal sense. ...

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Storm of cyberattacks could spur beefed-up cybersecurity laws 2017-12-04T12:28:39+00:00
8 11, 2017

Sills Cummis partner: Election years are boon for business

2017-12-04T12:28:44+00:00

Don’t discuss politics around the dinner table, at a party or in a law firm. Unless you’re Max Crane of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. He’ll take a point of differentiation in the competitive Garden State legal sector over etiquette any day. “It’s a political year — and, if you ...

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Sills Cummis partner: Election years are boon for business 2017-12-04T12:28:44+00:00
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